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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. LONDON SOCIETY. [Title on spine:] London Society Extra Numbers. Demy 8vo, printed in double column; general prelims. not called for; separate title-page to each number, with commercial advertisements on verso; wood-engraved frontispiece and three plates in first number; frontispiece and three plates on tinted paper in second number; frontispiece and five plates on tinted paper in third number; all plates except the first with tissue guards; other illustrations in text; pp.[ii (paged [11]-12)]+[96]; [ii (paged [15]-16)]+96; pp.[ii (paged [15]-16)]+[96]; dark turquoise bubble-grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; end-papers coated very pale yellow. Slight wear to cloth at head and tail of spine, and corners; otherwise a nice copy.

The Holiday Numbers for 1878 and 1879, and the Christmas Number for 1879. The first two numbers at least were Edited by James Hogg. Mostly short stories and poems, the literary contributors including Mortimer Collins (posthumously), Mrs. J.H. Riddell, R.E. Francillon, and ‘Rita'; the illustrators include M. Ellen Edwards, Harry Furniss, D.H. Friston, and Alfred Thompson. The long lead story in the Christmas Number, ‘The Ghost in the Bank of England' is, as the title implies, a ghost story; ‘My Adventure' is a rationalised ghost story; and one of the other stories, ‘Far Stranger than Fiction', is a detective story. There is no list of plates but they face pp.16, 56, and 81 in the first number, 16, 49, and 80 in the second number, and 8, 16, 41, 48, and 80 in the third number.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. LONDON SOCIETY. [Cover title:] Xmas. AD.1879. Extra Number. The Christmas Number [of] London Society. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. Med.8vo; 3ll. commercial advertisements (numbered 11-16) precede start of text, the last bearing Contents on recto; eight engraved plates, on tinted paper, with tissue guards; inserted slip of pale yellow paper between pp.32 and 33 bearing publisher's advertisements; pp.11-16+1-[96]; two inserted leaves of commercial advertisements (one printed in colour) followed by publisher's inserted 16pp. catalogue (dated October, 1879), and leaf of inserted commercial advertisements printed in red, at end; cream wrappers, printed outside in red and blue, inside in black, the back and inside covers bearing commercial advertisements. Five leaves of commercial advertisements presumably lacking at front; strip torn from upper margin of back wrapper and spine; otherwise a very nice copy.

Mostly short stories and poems, the literary contributors including Mortimer Collins (posthumously), and ‘Rita'; the illustrators include Harry Furniss, D.H. Friston, and Alfred Thompson. The long lead story ‘The Ghost in the Bank of England' is, as the title implies, a ghost story; ‘My Adventure' is a rationalised ghost story; and one of the other stories, ‘Far Stranger than Fiction', is a detective story.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Cover title:] THE LUDGATE MONTHLY. Vol.I. May to Octr. 1891. Publisher's bevelled deep yellow cloth printed in red and black on front cover and spine (rather after the manner of the ‘Strand Magazine'); five plates, inserted, but included in the pagination; other illustrations on text-paper; pp.[iv]+[3]-[447]+[i (blank)]. Covers a little rubbed and marked; end-papers and a few early leaves with some foxing and dusting, mostly very light; otherwise a nice copy of the first volume of one of the scarcer '90s magazines.

Includes ‘The Last Relief' by Kipling (uncollected except in a pirated Fenno edition published in New York: v. Livingston, p.40), ‘The Extraordinary Case of Mr. Ebenstal' by D.F. Hannigan, a fantasy about a man whose wife turns out to be a Lamia; ‘A Life's History' by Phil May, complete, the last 61pp. being included as a Supplement, ‘In Darkest London' by James Greenwood, and work by ‘Luke Sharp' [Robert Barr], Florence Marryat, W.G. Grace, etc. Illustrators include S.H. Sime (his first published works). Edited, anonymously, by Phil May. The oddity of the pagination results from the fact that only one leaf of prelims. was allowed for at the start of the year, whereas the title-page and the three pages of Contents issued at the end in fact made four. There is no list of plates, but they form pp.65-6, 130-1, 193-4, 257-8, and 321-2.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Cover title:] THE LUDGATE MONTHLY. [Vol.2. November 1891 to April 1892.] Publisher's bevelled yellow cloth printed in red and black on front cover and spine (rather after the manner of the ‘Strand Magazine'); five plates; other illustrations on text-paper. Nice copy.

Includes work by Hawley Smart, Mrs. Annie Besant, Robert Overton, I. Zangwill, George R. Sims, Henry Herman, L.T. Meade, Helen Mathers (a serial: ‘Wrostella's Weird'), James Barr and J.B. Burgin, Phil May, James Greenwood, etc. Illustrators include S.H. Sime. Edited by Phil May. According to an editorial note in the March 1892 number, a threepenny magazine. This note announces the founding of a new venture, the ‘Ludgate Weekly Magazine', 32pp. for 1d., under the editorship of Charles Ogilvie, the first number to be published on 5th March 1892. A curiosity of the volume is that the volume number and date do not appear on it, (they appear on the covers only in volume one) and this note is of some value in confirming the series status of the volume.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. MACMILLAN'S MAGAZINE Edited by David Masson. No.101, March, 1868. Flesh-pink wrappers printed in black, the inside and back wrappers bearing commercial advertisements; 4pp. advertisement for the Royal Insurance Company printed in red, turquoise, and gold, 4pp. advertisement for ‘Liverpool & London Globe Insurance Company, and full colour woodcut advertisement for ‘Epps's Cocoa' (printed in black on back) tipped in at end of text; a.e. uncut. Paper slightly chipped at head and tail of spine, and small piece chipped from blank corner of front wrapper; neat ownership inscription on upper margin of front wrapper, repeated on first leaf; otherwise a fine copy.

Contributions from Professor Huxley, F[rancis]. [Turner]. P[algrave]., Christina G. Rossetti, The Hon. R. Lytton, [Mrs. Craik], Chapter XVI of ‘Realmah' by [Sir Arthur Helps], and Chapters XV and XVI of‘The Chaplet of Pearls' by [Charlotte M. Yonge].

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. MERRY ENGLAND: An Illustrated Magazine. Vol.I. May - October, 1883. WITH: Vol.II. November, 1883 - April, 1884. Office: 44, Essex Street, Strand. 2 Vols.; publisher's linen. Nice copy. Scarce.

Edited by Wilfred Meynell, and including work by Alice Meynell, R.D. Blackmore, Walter Sichel, Katherine Tynan, Mrs. Haweis, Alice Corkran, Rosa Mulholland, W.H. Hudson, R. Brinsley Sheridan Knowles, C. Kegan Paul, Sir Frederick Leighton, Mary Cowden-Clarke, Ida Pfeiffer, George Saintsbury, W.H. Pollock, Andrew Lang, etc.

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MINIATURE NEWSPAPER. The Record. No.7173, Friday December 22, 1882. Single leaf of salmon red paper, 88mm x 68mm, printed on one side only. Lightly creased, otherwise very nice. Rare.

News of Gladstone's new cabinet, a new Archbishop, murders in Ireland, an inquest, etc.

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MINIATURE NEWSPAPER. The Evening News And Star, London Monday September 28 1964. One 8vo gathering, 174mm x 124mm, wire-stitched, printed in black and red. Fine copy.

London plane crash, the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of President Kennedy, Labour still favourites for the general election, ‘London Laughs' cartoon by Lee, etc.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. MIRTH. A Miscellany of Wit and Humour. Edited by Henry J. Byron. Tinsley Brothers, 18, Catherine Street, 1878. Lge.18mo; pp.[viii]+432; publisher's diagonally fine ribbed cerise cloth, ruled and blocked black on back cover, blocked pictorially black, ruled, blocked and lettered gilt, ruled and lettered cerise through gilt on front cover, ruled black and gilt, lettered gilt, on spine; sprinkled edges; end-papers coated deep yellow. A generally nice copy.

The first (?and only) volume of a scarce periodical, comprising issues I-XII, [November 1877-October 1878]. The publishers went bankrupt the same year. Contributors include J.R. Planche, George Augustus Sala, the editor, W.S.Gilbert, William Archer, Clement Scott, J. Ashby-Sterry, Frank Barrett, G. Manville Fenn, F. Anstey, Cuthbert Bede, etc., most of the above making more than one contribution. Searle, p.88, notes two contributions by Gilbert, "Wide Awake", and "The Amateur Pantomime at the Gaiety", the latter being unsigned. Turner, p.3. Not in CBEL.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. MISCELLANIES OF THE PHILOBIBLON SOCIETY. Vol.VIII. Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, 1863-4. [1865]. F'cap 4to; inserted leaf of text-paper bearing ownership certificate precedes title-page; half-title not called for; fly titles to the separate parts; integral blank at end of the third, fourth, fifth, seventh, and ninth sections; publisher's brown net grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled blind and gilt, lettered gilt, on spine; a.e. uncut. Two small holes in cloth over front joint; otherwise a fine, unopened, copy.

This volume consists of nine separately printed items bound up together. Pp.[ii]+8+12+40+97+[iii]+[38]+33 +[iii]+44+42+[ii]+8+[1-6;12-]49+[iii]. Printed over two years on large, fine, hand-made paper, and here first issued. The ownership certificate, here, is blank. The more important contents of the present volume are an unpublished note of a conversation of Dr. Johnson's, together with other extracts from the Windham papers; Despatches of Venetian Ambassadors from the Court of Louis XIII during the Years 1618-38; Lettre de Mr. de Marat; Account of an Interview which took place at Venice, in 1622, between the Prince de Conde and Fra Paolo Sarpi; Sketch of a conversation with Napoleon at Elba; The Examination and Confession of certain Witches at Chelmsford in the County of Essex in 1556, reprinted from a unique copy. The Society had at this date thirty-five members.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. MISCELLANIES OF THE PHILOBIBLON SOCIETY. Vol.XII. Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, 1868-9. [1870]. F'cap 4to; inserted leaf of text-paper bearing ownership certificate precedes title-page; half-title not called for; fly titles to the separate parts; advertisement leaf of works by the same author at the end of the first part; integral blank at end of the second and third sections; publisher's brown net grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled blind and gilt, lettered gilt, on spine; a.e. uncut; end-papers coated pale cream. Some silver-fish damage to cloth over front joint; first and last pages embrowned, apparently by contact with the end-papers; otherwise a fine, unopened, copy.

This volume consists of six separately printed items bound up together. Pp.[ii]+8 (title-leaf followed by Contents and list of members)+182+[ii]+110+[ii]+[26]+[ii]+[16]+[20]+8. Printed over two years on large, fine, hand-made paper, and here first issued as one volume. The ownership certificate, here, is blank. The more important contents of the present volume are ‘Essai sur la Parodie' by Octave Delepierre; The Van den Bempde Papers; ‘Hermes and Lycaon' by Edward Fairfax, written c.1603, and here first printed; and Shelley's Declaration of Rights. The Society had at this date thirty-six members.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. MISCELLANIES OF THE PHILOBIBLON SOCIETY. Vol.XIV. Printed by Charles Whittingham, 1872-6. [1877]. F'cap 4to; inserted leaf of text-paper bearing ownership certificate precedes title-page; half-title not called for; fly titles to the separate parts; integral blank at end of three of the sections; two large folding facsimiles; publisher's brown net grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled blind and gilt, lettered gilt, on spine; a.e. uncut. Slight wear to corners; very slight wear to cloth at joints; otherwise a nice copy.

The penultimate volume of the Miscellanies, of which fewer than fifty copies were printed, consisting of seven separately printed items bound up together. Pp.[ii]+8+24+112+[48]+[16]+[100]+[ii]+16+[xvi]+[108] Printed over five years on large, fine, hand-made paper, watermarked ‘Chiswick Press/Whittingham & Wilkins', and here first issued as one volume. The ownership certificate, filled in and signed by Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton, in his capacity of Hon.Sec., states this copy to be the property of Kirkman Daniel Hodgson. The more important contents of the present volume are an extensive collection of ‘Original Documents relating to Venetian Painters and their Pictures in the sixteenth century'; ‘Letters of the Bonaparte Family. From the originals in the Autograph Collection of Baron Heath'; ‘Papers relating to Mary Queen of Scots [including letters from Queen Elizabeth, the Earl of Essex, etc., and members of the Knollys family]'; ‘Unpublished Diary of Madame Roland'; and an extensive series of letters written by James II to the Abbot of la Trappe, edited by Lord Acton.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET Of Evening readings For Members of the English Church. Edited by Charlotte M. Yonge, Author of ‘The Heir of Redclyffe.' Third series. Volume VII [VIII]. Parts XXXVII. TO XLII. January - June, [XLIII. to XLVIII. July - December], 1884 London, Walter Smith, (Late Mozley), 34, King Street, Covent Garden, 1884. Twelve consecutive issues, demy 8vo, each having pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers advertisements; 4pp. initial advertisements in Nos.38, 41, 43, 44, 45, and 46, 8pp. in Nos.37, 39, 40, 47, and 48; Occasional Paper 11, 2pp., not included in main pagination and followed by 4pp. advertisements at start of No.42, Occasional Paper 10, 4pp., not included in the pagination, at end of No.40, Occasional Paper 9, 8pp., not included in the pagination, at end of No.37; 4pp. inserted advertisements at end of Nos.41, 42, 43, 44, and 45, inserted smaller paper advertisement leaf at end of Nos.47 and 48, No.48 having also one further inserted advertisement leaf. Bookseller's faint rubber stamp on each front wrapper; a few wrappers with small stains, chiefly on blank spines, but the front wrapper to No.42 severely stained, with staining, and worming, to end of advertisements, with slight worming affecting two or three words of each page of first six leaves of text; No.45 with piece torn from front wrapper and first leaf of advertisements; one spine a little scuffed, with small chip in adjacent back wrapper, and one with small chip to paper at head and tail of spine; the run otherwise fine throughout. The twelve numbers

Includes a good deal of material by Charlotte Yonge: nine episodes in the series ‘Cameos from English History', Chapters I-XII of ‘The Two Sides of the Shield', etc. - as well as Chapters I-XXIV of ‘A Lot with a Crook in It' by Christabel R. Coleridge, ‘Dutch Sketches' by Miss Peard, ‘A Woman's Place in Politics' by Lucy H.M. Soulsby, ‘Cawnpore and Lucknow' by C.F. Gordon Cumming, etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET Of Evening readings For Members of the English Church. Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge And Arthur Innes. New series. - VII. Volume LXXXVII. Parts DXV. to DXX., Jan. - June 1894. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C. Demy 8vo; half-title not called for; pp.iv+752; blackish brown fine-bead-grain cloth, blocked and lettered gilt on front cover, ruled and lettered gilt on spine. Slight scuffing of cloth at edges of front board; title-page lightly embrowned by contact with end-paper; otherwise a nice copy.

Includes Chapters I. - XVIII. of ‘My Lady Rotha' by Stanley Weyman, and some ‘Cameos from English History' by C.M. Yonge; work by Mrs. Church, L.B. Walford, Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, Andrew Lang, Cosmo Monkhouse, Dorothea Gerard, Phil Robinson, R. Garnett, Rosa N. Carey, Helen Zimmern, Jane Barlow, C.R. Coleridge, etc. A scarce periodical today.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET. [Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge and Arthur Innes.] No.551, Vol. 93 [XIII, New Series]. January 1897. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C.; New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co. Demy 8vo; 8pp. publisher's, trade, and commercial advertisements, and contents precede start of text; pp.8+120; pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers publisher's and commercial advertisements. Minor chipping of paper at head and tail of spine and insignificant damp-staining of wrappers, but a near-fine copy.

Includes Chapters I. - III. of ‘Lawrence Clavering' by A.E.W. Mason, and of ‘A Wiseacre's Wooing' by Mrs. A. Haggard; ‘Women's Industrial Life. - I.' by Evelyn March-Phillips; ‘Elves, Knights, and the Great King. - I.' by Roma White; work by Maidie Dickson, Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, a review by Charlotte Yonge, etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET. [Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge and Arthur Innes.] No.552, Vol. 93 [XIII, New Series]. February 1897. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C.; New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co. Demy 8vo; 8pp. publisher's, trade, and commercial advertisements, and contents precede start of text; pp.8+[121]-240; pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers publisher's and commercial advertisements. Minor chipping of paper at tail of spine and insignificant damp-staining of wrappers, but a near-fine copy.

Includes Chapters IV. - V. of ‘Lawrence Clavering by A.E.W. Mason, and of ‘A Wiseacre's Wooing' by Mrs. A. Haggard; ‘Women's Industrial Life. - II.' by Evelyn March-Phillips; ‘Elves, Knights, and the Great King. - II.' by Roma White; work by Harold Spender, E.H. Lacon Watson, Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, Charlotte Yonge (a Cameo from English History), etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET. [Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge and Arthur Innes.] No.553, Vol. 93 [XIII, New Series]. March 1897. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C.; New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co. Demy 8vo; 8pp. publisher's, trade, and commercial advertisements, and contents precede start of text; pp.8+[241]-360; pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers publisher's and commercial advertisements. Minor chipping of paper at tail of spine and insignificant damp-staining of wrappers, but a near-fine copy.

Includes Chapters VI. - VII. of ‘Lawrence Clavering by A.E.W. Mason, and of ‘A Wiseacre's Wooing' by Mrs. A. Haggard; ‘Women's Industrial Life. - III.' by Evelyn March-Phillips; ‘Elves, Knights, and the Great King. - III.' by Roma White; ‘A Boer Homestead in the Sneeuwberg' by M.C.J. Meiklejohn, ‘Winter in Peking' by Cecil Townley, work by Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, Charlotte Yonge, etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET. [Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge and Arthur Innes.] No.555, Vol. 93 [XIII, New Series]. May 1897. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C.; New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co. Demy 8vo; 8pp. publisher's, trade, and commercial advertisements, and contents precede start of text; pp.8+[481]-600; pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers publisher's and commercial advertisements. A near-fine copy.

Includes Chapters X. - XI. of ‘Lawrence Clavering by A.E.W. Mason, and of ‘A Wiseacre's Wooing' by Mrs. A. Haggard; ‘Women's Industrial Life. - V.' by Evelyn March-Phillips; ‘Elves, Knights, and the Great King. - V.' by Roma White; work by E.H. Lacon Watson, Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, Charlotte Yonge (a Cameo from English History), etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTHLY PACKET. [Edited by Christabel R. Coleridge and Arthur Innes.] No.556, Vol. 93 [XIII, New Series]. June 1897. London: A.D. Innes & Co. Office: 31 & 32, Bedford St., Strand, W.C.; New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co. Demy 8vo; 8pp. publisher's, trade, and commercial advertisements, and contents precede start of text; ‘Occasional Paper No. 50, 4pp. on slightly smaller paper, stapled to inner margin of last leaf, as issued; pp.8+[601]-714+iv (general title leaf and Index to the Half-yearly Volume) +715-716+4; pale green wrappers, cut flush, front wrapper bearing title and Contents, inside and back wrappers publisher's and commercial advertisements. Minor chipping of paper at tail of spine, but a near-fine copy.

Includes Chapters XII. - XIII. of ‘Lawrence Clavering by A.E.W. Mason, and XII - End of ‘A Wiseacre's Wooing' by Mrs. A. Haggard; ‘Women's Industrial Life. - VI.' by Evelyn March-Phillips; ‘Elves, Knights, and the Great King. - VI.' by Roma White; work by E.H. Lacon Watson, Katharine (Tynan) Hinkson, etc. A scarce periodical today in unbound state.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTH. July 1949. New Series Vol.II, No.1. Four black and white plates; grey wrappers printed in black and red. Corners slightly bruised; back wrapper slightly marked; otherwise a fine copy.

Includes poems by Graham Greene, and C.S. Lewis, as well as an article by Evelyn Waugh. The poem by Greene has never been reprinted.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE MONTH. August 1949. New Series Vol.2, No.2. Buff wrappers printed in black and red. Nice.

Contributors include Evelyn Waugh (a short story), Robert Speight, etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. CARPERE ET COLLIGERE. The Museum Of Foreign literatuure, science and art. Vol.I. - New series. July to September, 1836. Whole number - vol. 29. Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell, And by G. and C. Carvill & Co. New York; Otis, Broaders and Co. Boston; J.S. Homans, Baltimore, 1836. Super roy.8vo, printed in double columns; half-title not called for; pp.[iv]+572; six wood-engraved plates. BOUND WITH: Carpere et colligere. The Museum Of Foreign literatuure, science, and art. Vol.II. - New series. October to December, 1836. Whole number - volume XXX. Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell; And by G. and C. Carvill & Co., New York; Otis, Broaders and Co., Boston; J.S. Homans, Baltimore, 1836. Super roy.8vo, printed in double columns; half-title not present, probably not called for; frontispiece, apparently integral and included in the pagination; pp.[viii]+568; three wood engraved plates. Two volumes bound in one, contemporary green half-calf, spine ruled gilt, red labels, morocco cloth sides, marbled edges, brown-faced end-papers. Calf slightly rubbed; a little very light foxing; otherwise nice.

Material reprinted from a wide variety of British literary periodicals. Most of the contents are, as in the originals, anonymous, but Volume I includes, at least, work by Warren (‘Passages from the Diary of A Late Physician'), Miss L.E.L[andon]., Captain Marryat, Mrs. Norton, [Ebenezer Elliott,] etc.; Volume II. includes Warren, Captain Marryat, Mrs. S.C. Hall (‘Harry O'Reardon'), etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. CARPERE ET COLLIGERE. The Museum Of Foreign literatuure, science, and art. Vol.IV. - New series. January to April 1838. Whole number - volume XXXII. Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell & Co.; And by G. and C. Carvill & Co., New York; Otis, Broaders and Co., Boston; N. Hickman, Baltimore, 1838. Super roy.8vo, printed in double columns; half-title not called for; pp.[vii]+568. BOUND WITH: Carpere et colligere. The Museum Of Foreign literatuure, science and art. Vol.V. - New series. May to August, 1838. Whole number - volume XXXIII. Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell & Co.; And by G. and C. Carvill & Co., New York; Otis, Broaders and Co., Boston; N. Hickman, Baltimore, 1838. Super roy.8vo, printed in double columns; half-title not present, possibly not called for; pp.[iv]+[9]-568; five wood engraved plates. Two volumes bound in one, contemporary green half-calf, spine ruled gilt, red labels, morocco cloth sides, marbled edges, brown-faced end-papers. Calf repaired at joints, and somewhat rubbed; a little very light foxing, chiefly affecting prelims. to Vol.IV; otherwise nice.

Material reprinted from a wide variety of British literary periodicals. Most of the contents are, as in the originals, anonymous, but Volume IV includes, at least, work by W.S. Landor (a letter on Canada), Miss Landon, Leigh Hunt, and Mrs. C. Gore (‘"What Has become of Her?" A tale of Nassau'); Volume V includes Chapters I-X of ‘Nicholas Nickleby', and the first thirty-two chapters of ‘Oliver Twist' - the first nineteen chapters of the latter book here making their first appearance in America. The bibliography of this is rather complex: the American edition of ‘Bentley's Miscellany' began publication by William Lewer in New York in January, 1838, at which point the first nineteen chapters of ‘Oliver Twist' had already appeared in England - thus the serial publication in America commenced, somewhat oddly, with chapter twenty. The first nineteen chapters were issued by Lewer as a Supplement in June 1838, but in the meantime, in May 1838, ‘The Museum' had opportunistically supplied the lack, the first twenty chapters appearing with the May issue. Publication was continued in subsequent issues, the last in the present issue being Chapter XI of Book II - by which time it was likewise reproducing the plates.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NAUTICAL MAGAZINE Xmas number 1872. Two Women. Price One Shilling. Simpkin Marshall & Co. Demy 8vo; blank and Contents leaf (with editorial Address dated December 1872 on verso) precede start of text; integral leaf bearing publisher's advertisement at end; light blue wrappers, cut flush, printed dark blue, the inside and back wrappers bearing commercial advertisements. A very good copy. Rare.

Editorial Address: "The present Editor found, on looking at the Publishers' list, that a Christmas Number of the Nautical Magazine is usually published. He also found on inquiry of the oldest member of the staff, that a Christmas Number never had yet made its appearance. Looking to these two statements, and being in doubt, he determined to publish one for 1872. . . . This number is not paged to run on with the volume for the year, and the cost is NOT included in the Annual Subscription of Twelve Shillings." It seems possible that this was the only such number to appear! The contents, entirely literary, besides the long title story ‘By the Author of the "Spinsters of Blatchington"', includes ‘The Science of Knavery. By the Author of "A Ready-Made Family"', ‘The Ballad of the "Rhinoceros"' by Walter C. Bryce, ‘My Landlady' by Austin Dobson, etc. Murray fails to list the Dobson poem under periodicals, though he lists two other contributions in that year; in the index of titles he lists it as having appeared in the Nautical Magazine prior to 1873, but is unable to ascribe a date, evidently having failed to locate a copy of this extra number.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NEW MAGAZINE. Volume xxxvii, No.213 - Volume xxxviii, No.24: January - December, 1927. F'cap 4to format, originally issued stabbed, but here bound into two volumes, each containing six numbers, complete with the fine full-colour pictorial wrappers and all integral and inserted advertisements, scarlet buckram, lettered on the spines in gilt; pale yellow coated end-papers. Slight marking and bruising of covers, and slight uniform embrowning of poor quality text-paper throughout; otherwise fine.

Apparently the publisher's or printer's file copy, the front pastedown in each volume bearing an ink note of paper sheet sizes and weights for the covers and text. Each number contains between 150 and 182 pages of text. Contributors include P.G. Wodehouse (in seven numbers: serialisation of ‘The Small Bachelor'); Sax Rohmer, Douglas Newton, Andrew Soutar, Gerald Fairlie, Morley Roberts, Berta Ruck, Bruce Graeme, and W.W. Jacobs (A short story: ‘The Money Box').

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NEW REVIEW. Edited by Archibald Grove. Vol.IV. January to June, 1891. London: Longmans, Green and Co., N.D. [1891]. Midnight blue buckram, ruled, lettered, and elaborately blocked black on back cover, very elaborately ruled, blocked, and lettered black, elaborately blocked and lettered scarlet on front cover, blocked scarlet and black, lettered gilt, on spine; sprinkled edges. Fine copy. Scarce.

Contributors include Alfred Austin, W. Holman Hunt, Grant Allen, Justin Huntley McCarthy, Professor Max Müller, Algernon Charles Swinburne (on Richard Burton), H.W. Massingham, Henry James, Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse, J. & E.R. Pennell (on cycling), De Quincey (newly discovered papers), Paul Bourget, Walter Besant, Thomas Hardy, W.H. Mallock, Charles Bradlaugh, Frederick Greenwood, Ellen Terry, Archdeacon Farrar, Olive Schreiner, William Morris, G. Bernard Shaw, Lord Tennyson, etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.105, November 1885. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Med.8vo; blue-grey wrappers. Wrappers slightly faded and dusty; otherwise a fine copy.

Contributors include Gladstone, Lady Verney, and H.M. Hyndman (‘The Radicals and Socialism').

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.106, December 1885. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Blue-grey wrappers. Nice copy.

Contributors include Professor Huxley, Max Muller, Prince Kropotkin, Hobart Pasha, and His Grace the Duke of Argyll (‘Capital and the Improvement of Land').

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.109, March 1886. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886. Blue-grey wrappers. Wrappers slightly dusty; otherwise fine.

Contributors include Professor Huxley, Prince Kropotkin, Robert Giffen (‘The Economic Value of Ireland to Great Britain'), and a symposium on Home Rule.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.111, May 1886. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886. Blue-grey wrappers. Wrappers slightly dusty; one corner lightly creased; otherwise fine.

Contributors include Matthew Arnold, Frederic Harison, Mrs. Fawcett (on ‘Women's Suffrage'), and Herbert Spencer.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.115, September 1886. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886. Blue-grey wrappers. Wrappers slightly dusty; front wrapper nicked at top edge; otherwise fine.

Contributors include Mrs. D.M. Craik [Mulock], Andrew Lang, and H.O. Arnold-Forster.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A monthly review Edited by James Knowles. No.230, April 1896. Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, Limited, 1896. Blue-grey wrappers. Wrappers slightly dusty; otherwise fine.

Contributors include Professor Mahaffy, H.D. Trail, Augustine Birrell, Max Muller, Cav. W.L. Alden.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE NORTHERN TRIBUNE: A periodical for the people. Vol. I [(Vol.II not so designated)]. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Joseph Barlow, 1, Nelson Street, and 28, Grainger Street. London, Holyoke and Co., 147, Fleet Street, 1854 [January 6 - March 3, 1855]. 2 Vols., bound in one, as issued; half-titles not called for; pp.[4]+[iv]+1-216, 317[sic]-348, 249-420; [ii]+118; one large folding hand-coloured map; numerous illustrations on text-paper, some arranged as plates; quarter dark red ripple grain cloth, applied to back, buff thin card boards, cut flush, printed on front wrapper in black. Slight dusting of boards; upper corners of end-papers, first eight, and last two, leaves lightly damp-stained; otherwise a very nice copy.

All published. A scarce provincial monthly, of short life, with a strong literary bias. Includes work by Gerald Massey, Victor Hugo, Thomas Moore, Walter Savage Landor, G.J. Holyoke, and Eugene Sue, as well as work by writers of lesser note such as William Brockie, Thomas Cooper, Goodwyn Barmby, W.J. Linton, Thomas Wilson, and Paxton Hood.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. MAGAZINE. OLD FART, 1971. Friendly Cowfreaks, 82 Cumnor Hill, Oxford. F'cap folio, three single sheets including covers, duplicated, wire-stabbed. Small tear to top corners of outer leaves at spine, but nothing lacking; first leaf re-attached; otherwise very nice. Rare.

An unlikely survival! The first (and probably only) issue of a badly duplicated unofficial student magazine. Includes ‘Line Poem' by jiri valoch (typewriter art), ‘Onedownmanship' and drawings by Opal [Nations], work by Ellen Nations, and ‘Interlude' by D.L.F. From the Opal Nations file.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE OLD OAK CHEST. A repertory: Of Amusing and instructive Literature. William Barth, 4, Brydges Street, Strand, N.D. [week starting Sunday, February 11th - week starting Sunday, July 14th, 1844]. Cr.4to format, text printed in double column throughout; half-title not called for; pp.[ii]+[1]-14, [17]-72, [71 (bis)]-90+[ii]+56+[i (blank)]+[ii]+58+[ii]+56+[ii]+110; half brown calf, green cloth sides, spine with four raised bands, ruled and lettered gilt. Calf a little peeled, and cracking at joints; one leaf possibly lacking (but v. note), one frayed and slightly chipped at fore-margin, with loss of half a dozen letters of text; two leaves with short marginal tears; a little marking and dusting: all these faults being confined to the first section; one small tissued tear in the second section; light pencil marking up, and a few ink symbols passim (v. note); otherwise nice.

Nos.51-73, comprising Nos.1-23 New Series. A weekly periodical published in numbered sections each with its separate title leaf, two, three, four, and eventually five sections, being included in each issue, these being intended for separate binding up (and, presumably, for eventual separate issue). In the present copy they have been bound up in their consecutive numbered sections, as intended, so that it is impossible to tell how large each issue of the periodical as a whole may have been. The first section as here bound up is the magazine, containing short stories, dramatic and musical reviews (london and provincial), notices of correspondence, etc. It consists regularly of 4pp, per issue, with the exception of No.4, which consists of 2pp. At that point the pagination jumps two pages, showing that a 4pp. issue was allowed for in the printer's plan, though nothing is evidently lacking, and the type of the second page ends slightly short (the only place at which it does so). Printing difficulties experienced with at least one other of the early issues, and a compensatory adjustment of the pagination elsewhere make it uncertain whether there is a lack. It is also the case that some re-arrangement of the magazine was in process at this point: for the first three issues it had been so contrived that it required to be cut up into single leaves for binding: from this issue onwards the arrangement was so altered that it did not. The second section has a separate title-page reading: Columba, A tale of Corsica, Translated from the French of Prosper Merimee. William Barth, 4, Brydges Street, Strand, N.D. This title not in Block, Summers, or Wolff; the London and British Library Catalogues list no edition in English earlier than 1881. Possibly the earliest appearance of any of Merimee's works in English. The third title page reads: Lucretia Borgia, A romance of history, by J.H. Stocqueler. William Barth, 4, Brydges Street, Strand, N.D. According to an editorial note in No.5, ‘The historical part of ‘Lucretia Borgia' is derived from Dunois [sic: for Dumas'] "Celebrated Crimes," which however, as regards the heroine, is extremely vague.' This title not in Block, Summers, Wolff, Munro, or the British or London Library Catalogues. The fourth title page reads: The Book of Romance; Containing Blanche Rose; The lovers, A domestic tale of the year 1512; The widow's child: [sic] The garter, A romance of English history; Evil May day; The Indian Wife. William Barth, 4, Brydges Street, Strand, N.D. ‘The Garter' is by Henry Neele; ‘Evil May Day' is signed A.A.A.; the rest are anonymous. This title not in Block, Summers, Wolff, or the British or London Library Catalogues. The fifth title page reads: A Selection of new and popular Dramas and farces, Containing A christmas carol, [by] E. Stirling. Richard the third travestie, [by] J.S. Coyne. The trumpeter's daughter [by] ditto[.] Ulrica; or, the prisoner of state, [by] E. Stirling. The young scamp, [by] ditto[.] Robert Burns [by] Mark Lemon. The Liberal candidate [by] G.A. a'Becket. Fair star [by] Albert Smith and John Oxenford. Hasty conclusions [by] George Dance. Polkamania [by] J.H. Stocqueler. New inventions [by] W.S. Emden[.] The sempstress [by] Mark Lemon. Two heads are better than one [by] T. Mildenhall. The white sergeant [by] E. Stirling. The three wives of Madrid [by] R.B. Peake. William Barth, 4, Brydges Street, Strand, N.D. P.85 in this section is misnumbered ‘8'; the running title to p.97 has ‘SERGEANT' mis-spelled ‘SERGEATN', both these flaws being probably without issue significance. This title not in the British or London Library Catalogues. All of the pieces appear to be here first printed, the drop title to the first of them: ‘A christmas carol; Or, Past, present, and future. In three staves, Dramatised by Edward Stirling, Esq., with permission of Charles Dickens, Esq.' avowing that is is here published whilst it is still ‘Now performing at the Theatre Royal Adelphi'. Apparently THE EDITORIAL FILE COPY. In the section ‘To Correspondents' at the end of No.8 it is stated: "Our readers will perceive that in the present number we have commenced a series of short Romances, printed uniformly with ‘Lucretia Borgia,' ‘Quintin Matsys,' &c., and which will form, when completed an elegant and entertaining volume." ‘Quintin Matsys', by Pierce Egan the younger, was first published, by Barth, in 1843-4, possibly in the first series of ‘The Old Oak Chest', but also certainly in 31 penny numbers. Reference to Summers discovers ‘The Old Oak Chest' listed amongst Egan's works with a variant extended title: ‘Being a Careful and Choice Selection of Short Poems, Aphorisms, and Opinions of the Best Authors. William Barth, 1850. Re-issue 1861.' These we assume to have been a revised re-issue of the magazine section of the present work, and the implication is that Egan was the Editor of the original issue. The present copy bears on the preserved binder's blank the inscription ‘H. Cottam / 1844', the signature ‘Henry Cottam' being written on the upper margin of the first title page. We have no idea as to the significance of this. Throughout the magazine section a careful word count has been made in pencil, cumulatively at the end of paragraphs, and evidently before binding, against most of the more obviously reprintable unattributed items - mainly short stories - these having been possibly editorial, and there are some ms. revisions. The verso of the title page of ‘The Book of Romance' bears a number of pencil notes relating possibly to a dramatic adaptation of the first story, and there are ms. revisions in the text. In the section of ‘Dramas and Farces' some are marked off with ticks lightly in ink on the title page; and ink symbols and pencilled notes are scattered passim, in particular four variant lines being provided for ‘Richard III'.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. ONCE A WEEK: An Illustrated Miscellany Of Literature, Popular science, and Art. New series. Vol. IV. July - Dec., 1867. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1867. Double Roy.16mo; wood-engraved frontispiece, four plates, and numerous illustrations in the text (some full-page); illustrated title-page printed in grey and scarlet; pp.[vi+776; contemporary puce straight-morocco cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; a.e. marbled; end-papers faced light brown. Very sllight wear to cloth at edges of spine; otherwise a fine copy.

Literary contributors include prose by [James Payn], ‘Carlyon's Year' (a complete novel: Wolff, 5437), I.D. Fenton, S. Baring Gould, Dutton Cook, John Timbs, etc.; poems by George Sheil, Alfred Norris, Julia Goddard, etc. The plates are by S.L. Fildes, C. Keene, H.S. Marks, W. Small, and E.M. Wimperis, and F.A. Fraser; the other illustrations by Georgina Bowers, B. Bradley, E.F. Brewtnall, F. Eltze, A.T. Elwes, S.L. Fildes, F.A. Fraser, T. Green, Edward Hughes, F.W. Lawson, J. Mahony, G.J. Pinwell, R.T. Pritchett, E. Sheil, L. Straszinski, T. Sulman, and H.R. Wadmore

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. ONCE A WEEK: New series. Volume V. February to August, 1870. Published at the offices, 81, Fleet Street. Roy.8vo; wood-engraved plates and other illustrations on text-paper; royal blue bead grain cloth ruled and blocked blind on sides and spine, lettered gilt on front cover and spine; end-papers coated pale yellow. Fine copy.

Includes ‘The Sword of Damocles' a complete serial by Percy Fitzgerald; the first five books of ‘The Mortimers: a novel with two heroes. By the Editor' [Samuel Lucas], with illustrations by H.K. Browne (‘Phiz'); ‘An Undergraduate's Story. Chapters VI to end'; ‘Caught by a Thread. A story of real life. Book II. Chapters III to end'; numerous poems, some on Arthurian themes and heavily imitative of Tennyson; etc., most of the contributions being anonymous.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE OPEN WINDOW. The second volume, April-September, 1911. Locke Ellis, 18 Whitcomb Street, Leicester Square, N.D. [1911]. Med.16mo gathered in half sheets; frontispiece with tissue guard, and eight plates; one illustration on text-paper; final blank; pp.[viii]+[360]+iv (Index, tipped in)+[ii]; quarter white fine buckram, blue boards, spine lettered gilt; t.e.g., others uncut. Spine darkened; otherwise a fine copy.

Contributors include E.M. Forster, Walter de la Mare, John Drinkwater, Gilbert Cannan, Yone Noguchi, William H. Davies, Douglas Goldring, Hugh de Selincourt, Lord Dunsany, etc. Illustrators include Muirhead Bone, Jack B. Yeats, Keith Henderson, etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE OXFORD SPECTATOR Reprinted. Macmillan and Co., 1869. Post 8vo; pp.viii+[184]; bright blue patterned sand grain cloth, ruled blind on sides, blocked gilt on front cover, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough trimmed; end-papers coated chocolate. Three pinholes in cloth over back joint, and spine slightly dull; two small inscriptions on upper margin of half-title; otherwise a very nice copy. Uncommon.

The first edition in book form of an undergraduate magazine which appeared, in term time, three times a week during the first term of its existence, and thereafter weekly, from Tuesday, Nov.26, 1867 to Tuesday, Dec.8, 1868 (thirty-one numbers in all). Each issue was written in its entirety by one of the three authors, identified by his initial at the end, variously as ‘R.S.C.', ‘E.N.', or ‘T.H.W.'

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE PAGEANT. Art editor C. Hazelwood Shannon; Literary editor J.W. Gleeson White. Published by Messrs. Henry and Company, 93 St. Martin's Lane, 1896. Cr.4to; two blanks before title-page; half-title not called for; letterpress and engraved title-pages, followed by imprint leaf; nineteen inserted plates (ex twenty), three being in monochrome; other illustrations on text-paper; pink buckram, blocked and lettered gilt on front cover and spine; white end-papers printed in brown; a.e. uncut. Lacking one of the Whistler plates; otherwise a good copy.

The covers are designed by Charles Ricketts, the end-papers by Lucien Pissarro, the wood engraved title-page by Selwyn Image; inserted plates are by Dante Gabriel Rosseti, James M'Neil Whistler, Charles Ricketts, Charles Shannon, Will Rothenstein, etc., whilst there are literary contributions by Swinburne, Yeats, Verlaine, John Gray, Maeterlinck, Henley, Watts[-Dunton], Sturge Moore, Richard Garnett, Lionel Johnson, Robert Bridges, Michael Field, Max Beerbohm, R.B. Cunninghame Graham, etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE PAGEANT. Art editor C. Hazelwood Shannon; Literary editor J.W. Gleeson White. Published by Messrs. Henry and Company, 93 St. Martin's Lane, 1896. Cr.4to; leaf blank but for signature mark ‘a', letterpress title-page, blank, engraved title-page, and imprint leaf, precede first leaf of Contents; half-title not called for; nineteen inserted plates (ex twenty), three being in monochrome; other illustrations on text-paper; salmon pink buckram, blocked and lettered gilt on front cover and spine; white end-papers printed in brown; a.e. uncut. Lacking one of the Whistler plates; otherwise a nice copy.

The covers are designed by Charles Ricketts, the end-papers by Lucien Pissarro, the wood engraved title-page by Selwyn Image; inserted plates are by Dante Gabriel Rosseti, James M'Neil Whistler, Charles Ricketts, Charles Shannon, Will Rothenstein, etc., whilst there are literary contributions by Swinburne, Yeats, Verlaine, John Gray, Maeterlinck, Henley, Watts[-Dunton], Sturge Moore, Richard Garnett, Lionel Johnson, Robert Bridges, Michael Field, Max Beerbohm, R.B. Cunninghame Graham, etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE PALL MALL MAGAZINE. Vol.XXIV., No.97. May, 1901. Med.8vo; full colour frontispiece after Giacomelli, with tissue guard; pp.xxviii (commercial advertisements)+144+xxix-xxxii (commercial advertisements); inserted leaf commercial advertisements at end; white wrappers printed outside in red and black, inside in black. Very nice copy.

Literary contributors include George Meredith (a poem: ‘The Voyage of the "Ophir"'), Leslie Stephen (‘Romance and Science'), Eden Phillpotts (a short story: "Cross Ways"), William Archer (an interview with Mrs. Craigie [‘John Oliver Hobbes']), Tom Gallon, etc.; illustrators include Patten Wilson and Gilbert James.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. Vol. II. July to December, 1896. Lge.med.8vo; full-colour lithographic frontispiece (printed without key-plate), with loose tissue guard; pp.[ii]+786+[788]-790 (Index); bevelled pale green buckram, blocked with art nouveau design dark and very dark green, gilt, peach, and pale green, on front cover and spine, lettered very dark green on front cover, very dark green and gilt, ruled gilt, on spine; a.e.g.; end-papers printed florally light lime green. Spine very slightly faded; first and last two leaves (which are of different paper) lightly embrowned; otherwise a very nice copy.

The title, final leaf of text, and and Index leaf are on the same paper and were presumably printed conjugate - in which case the title-leaf may have been reckoned by the printer as pp.787-8. Lacking, however, and certainly never present in this copy, are pp.790A and 790B comprising ‘Our Menu for 1897'. Contributors include W.W. Jacobs (‘The Brown Man's Servant'), Harry Furniss, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Barr, W.T. Stead, Huan Mee (a detective story ‘The God Pan'; and ‘A Sicilian Dream'), H.G. Wells (a science-fiction story called ‘In the Abyss'; and ‘The Rajah's Treasure'), J.S. Fletcher (‘The last Extreme'), F. Frankfort Moore, Sir Walter Besant, George Griffith, R.H. Sherard, Violet Hunt, W.L. Alden, etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. December, 1898. Lge.med.8vo, wire-stabbed; 36pp. commercial advertisements precede text, 6pp. follow it; text, pp.569-754+[ii, general title]; partly printed in colours, or full colour; wrappers. A near fine copy. Scarce.

Includes ‘In Ambush', a Stalky story, by Kipling; ‘War Kites' by Baden Powell; ‘Golden Ashes', a story by Max Pemberton involving alchemy; ‘A Ride to the City of the Sun' by George Griffith; ‘The Traitor' by Baroness E. Orczy; ‘The Retirement of Signor Lambert', a melodramatic story of revenge, by Conan Doyle; etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. Vol. VI. July to December, 1898. Lge.med.8vo; pp.[ii]+754; bevelled pale green buckram, blocked with art nouveau design dark and very dark green, gilt, peach, and pale blue, on front cover and spine, lettered very dark green on front cover, dark green and gilt on spine; sprinkled edges; end-papers coated deep yellow. Spine slightly faded and gilt on spine dulled; otherwise a nice copy.

Bound from the separate issues in the publisher's cloth case: a fine example of art nouveau cloth. Contributors include Cutcliffe Hyne (‘Adventures of Capt. Kettle', Nos.XIII- XVIII), W.L. Alden, Max Pemberton (‘Signors of the Night', Nos.I-VI), George Griffith (‘At the Sign of the Golden Star', ‘The Rose of Eden', etc), Halliwell Sutcliffe, Edwin Pugh, G.B. Burgin, Fred M. White (‘The Last of the Borgias: Being the Strange History of Victor Colonna, Professor of Science, and his Experiments in the Lost Art of Poisoning' Nos.I-), Robert H. Sherard, Kipling (‘In Ambush', a Stalky story), Baden Powell (‘War Kites'), Baroness E. Orczy, A. Conan Doyle (‘The Retirement of Signor Lambert'), etc., etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. Vol. VII. January to June, 1899. Lge.med.8vo; pp.[iv]+680; bevelled pale green buckram, blocked with art nouveau design dark and very dark green, gilt, peach, and pale blue, on front cover and spine, lettered very dark green on front cover, dark green and gilt on spine; sprinkled edges. Near fine.

Bound from the separate issues in the publisher's cloth case: a fine example of art nouveau cloth, in superb condition. Contributors include Halliwell Sutcliffe, Baroness E. Orczy, F. Norreys Connell, Cutcliffe Hyne (‘Adventures of Capt. Kettle', Nos.XIX - XXIV), W.L. Alden, Max Pemberton, George Griffith (‘The Conversion of the Professor: A Tale of the Fourth Dimension', ‘Sidelights on Convict Life' etc); the volume includes a series of ‘true' ghost stories, and one or two quite lengthy articles detailing science fictive inventions (television, broadcast energy, solar cells, radio controlled torpedoes, etc) under the guise of fact.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. Vol. VIII. July to December, 1899. Lge.med.8vo; pp.[ii]+814; some leaves printed with illustrations and text in full colour; bevelled pale green buckram, blocked with art nouveau design dark and very dark green, gilt, peach, and pale blue, on front cover and spine, lettered very dark green on front cover, dark green and gilt on spine; sprinkled edges. A near fine copy.

Bound from the separate issues in the publisher's cloth case: a fine example of art nouveau cloth, in nice condition. Contributors include William Le Queux, Rudyard Kipling (‘Stalky' story), E. Nesbit, Louis Tracy, Ian Maclaren, Halliwell Sutcliffe, F. Norreys Connell, Cutcliffe Hyne (‘The Lost Continent' novel, complete), W.L. Alden, Max Pemberton, George Griffith, Major Arthur Griffiths, Gilbert Parker; letters, in part or full, from A. Conan Doyle, Flora Annie Steel, John Strange Winter, Sarah Grand, G. Bernard Shaw (reproduced in facsimile), Hall Caine, Coulson Kernahan, H.G. Wells, Robert Barr, H. Rider Haggard, Cutcliffe Hyne, W.W. Jacobs, Gertrude Atherton, Ouida (in facsimile), etc. The volume includes several science fiction and fantasy stories, quite apart from the lead novel, and one or two quite lengthy articles detailing science fictive inventions (television, etc.) under the guise of fact.

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1892. PHIL MAYS [sic] Summer Annual. London: The Central Publishing and Advertising Co., Bouverie House, Salisbury Square, E.C. Double f'cap 8vo; half-tone portrait vignette of may from a photograph on title-page, together with an illustration; numerous line and process-engraved illustrations all by Phil May in text; white paper wrappers printed in red and black, cut flush, the spine not printed, the back wrapper bearing commercial advertisements with spot-colour; first and last leaf utilised as paste-down; pp.xii (including inside front wrapper, Contents, illustrated title-page, Preface, and commercial advertisements)+[128] (including pastedown, bearing commercial advertisements on recto). Slight dusting of wrappers, and backstrip lacking portions at head and tail, but a nice copy. Scarce.

Literary contributors include: James Payn, Clement Scott, David Christie Murray, I. Zangwill (‘A Double-Barrelled Ghost'), George R. Sims, Richard Pryce, Geo. B. Burgin, H.D. Traill (a poem), George Augustus Sala (‘Charles Dickens at Gad's Hill'), Francis Gribble, Barry Pain, and Phil May.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Cover title:] PHIL MAYS [sic] ILLUSTRATED WINTER ANNUAL. Price one shilling. Contributors: Walter Besant, (Notes on a Young Girl); Clark Russell, (A Memory of the Pacific); Gilbert Parker, (Happy Trelawney); Hume Nisbet, (The Odic Touch); F.C. Wills, (Bound in Boards); Richard Le Gallienne, (Elaine in London); Harold Cox, (Parliamentary Pastime), And other stories. London: Walter Haddon's Central Publishing and Advertising Offices, Bouverie House, Salisbury Square, E.C., 1893. Double f'cap 8vo; numerous illustrations by Phil May in text; white paper wrappers printed in red and black, cut flush; first and last leaf utilised as paste-down; pp.xii (including inside front wrapper, Contents, illustrated title-page, cartoon, and commercial advertisements)+[116] (including leaf of commercial advertisements at end, and pastedown also bearing commercial advertisements on recto). Slight dusting of wrappers, and backstrip lacking; a few fox-spots and one or two small marks internally; but a generally nice copy, nonetheless. Scarce.

The ‘other stories' include ‘The Valley of Horrors' by Francis Gribble.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Running head:] PHIL MAY'S WINTER ANNUAL. Volumes for 1898, 1895, 1893, 1894, (?)1896, and 1892 bound up together without the wrappers or gatherings of advertisements in one volume; large folding frontispiece and one plate in first Annual; numerous illustrations in text; pp.112; 112; 112; 112; 122+[ii (?publisher's advertisements: Neville Beeman Limited, 6 Bell's Buildings, Salisbury Square)]; 108; black pubble-grain binder's cloth, unlettered. First annual a trifle cropped at some lower margins (not affecting any of the items listed below); two leaves slightly snagged, without loss; otherwise a fine run of an Annual difficult to find.

Illustrations by Piffard, H.L. Richardson, T. Crowther, etc., and innumerable illustrations by Phil May. Literary contributors include Mackenzie Bell, Robert H. Sherard (‘Bohemian Life in Paris', etc.), John Davidson (‘A Ballad of an artist's wife'), Violet Hunt (‘The Light That Never Was'), Grant Allen (‘Gods I Have Known'; ‘The Mislaid Child: An Extravagance'; ‘Nemesis Wins'), Richard Pryce, H.G. Wells (‘The Argonauts of the Air'), Walter Raymond, Clark Russell (‘A Memory of the Pacific'), Walter Besant (‘A Note on the Young Girl'), Richard Le Gallienne (‘Elaine in London'), Gilbert Parker, Hume Nisbet (‘The Odic Touch'), Francis Gribble (‘The Valley of Horrors', etc.), Sarah Grand, E.F. Benson (‘A Creed of Manners'), Morley Roberts (‘Like a Man'; ‘The Bull Punchers'), Louis Tracy (‘The Death-band'), Kenneth Grahame (‘The Blue Room'), Mary L. Pendered, G.B. Burgin (‘Mr. Jedison's Invention' [a theatrical story]), ‘The Röntgen Ray-der' by Mr. M- (a Shylock Homes story not in De Waal, who does however list ten later titles under 5814), Louis Zangwill (a theatrical story), Eden Phillpotts (‘Jane and John'), George Augustus Sala (‘Charles Dickens in Paris'), A. Conan Doyle (‘Jelland's Voyage' Green & Gibson, A33xvi).

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Running head:] PHIL MAY'S WINTER ANNUAL. Volumes for 1898, 1895, 1893, 1894, (?)1896, and 1892 bound up together without the wrappers or gatherings of advertisements in one volume; large folding frontispiece and one plate in first Annual; numerous illustrations in text; pp.112; 112; 112; 112; 122+[ii (?publisher's advertisements: Neville Beeman Limited, 6 Bell's Buildings, Salisbury Square)]; 108; black pubble-grain binder's cloth, unlettered. First annual a trifle cropped at some lower margins (not affecting any of the items listed below); two leaves slightly snagged, without loss; otherwise a fine run of an Annual difficult to find.

Illustrations by Piffard, H.L. Richardson, T. Crowther, etc., and innumerable illustrations by Phil May. Literary contributors include Mackenzie Bell, Robert H. Sherard (‘Bohemian Life in Paris', etc.), John Davidson (‘A Ballad of an artist's wife'), Violet Hunt (‘The Light That Never Was'), Grant Allen (‘Gods I Have Known'; ‘The Mislaid Child: An Extravagance'; ‘Nemesis Wins'), Richard Pryce, H.G. Wells (‘The Argonauts of the Air'), Walter Raymond, Clark Russell (‘A Memory of the Pacific'), Walter Besant (‘A Note on the Young Girl'), Richard Le Gallienne (‘Elaine in London'), Gilbert Parker, Hume Nisbet (‘The Odic Touch'), Francis Gribble (‘The Valley of Horrors', etc.), Sarah Grand, E.F. Benson (‘A Creed of Manners'), Morley Roberts (‘Like a Man'; ‘The Bull Punchers'), Louis Tracy (‘The Death-band'), Kenneth Grahame (‘The Blue Room'), Mary L. Pendered, G.B. Burgin (‘Mr. Jedison's Invention' [a theatrical story]), ‘The Röntgen Ray-der' by Mr. M- (a Shylock Homes story not in De Waal, who does however list ten later titles under 5814), Louis Zangwill (a theatrical story), Eden Phillpotts (‘Jane and John'), George Augustus Sala (‘Charles Dickens in Paris'), A. Conan Doyle (‘Jelland's Voyage' Green & Gibson, A33xvi).

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. [Cover title:] POETRY AND DRAMA. Vol.1 no.3 Sept.1913. London: 35 Devonshire St., Theobalds Road, W.C., Price 2/6 net (Quarterly). Super roy.8vo; pp.261-384; publisher's tear-off slip present before Contents; 12pp. trade advertisements at front, 6pp. at end, on different paper; drab large wrappers printed inside and out in black. Slight chipping of wrappers, but a very nice copy.

An important periodical, published by Harold Monro at the Poetry Bookshop as a successor to the ‘Poetry Review' which he had founded in 1911. It was discontinued because of the war, but succeeded by ‘The Monthly Chapbook' (later ‘The Chapbook') after the war was over, in 1919. Includes translations from the Italian futurists (Anrep, Marinetti, etc.) by Harold Monro, work and articles by F.S. Flint, Lascelles Abercrombie, John Cournos, Sir Ronald Ross, Victor Plarr, Ernest Rhys, Edward Thomas, etc.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE POETRY REVIEW, 33 Portman Square, London W1. Edited by John Gawsworth, F.R.S.L., June-July, 1949, No.3 Vol.XL. Demy 8vo; 6pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[157]-234+vi; brownish-orange wrappers printed in black. Nice copy.

Contributors include: Richard Aldington, John Redwood Anderson, Martin Armstrong, Clifford Bax, Roy Campbell, Frances Cornford, P.D. Cummins, Erik de Mauny, Patric Dickinson, Stella Gibbons, Wilfrid Gibson, Stephen Graham, Robert Graves, Bernard Gutteridge, John Heath-Stubbs, Sir Shane Leslie, Bt., Hugh MacDiarmid, E.H. W. Meyerstein, R.H. Mottram, Thomas Moult, Eden Phillpotts, Alan Rook, V. Sackville-West, Stanley Snaith, Vernon Watkins, Laurence Whistler, and Robert Gittings (the 1948 Greenwood Prize Poem, ‘Acis and Galatea').

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE POETRY REVIEW, 33 Portman Square, London W1. American Office: 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, 22, U.S.A. Edited by John Gawsworth, F.R.S.L., May-June, 1951, Vol.XLII, No.3. Demy 8vo; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[121]-180+iv; brownish-orange wrappers printed in black. Virtually fine copy.

Contributors include: Walter de la Mare, Lord Dunsany, Frances Cornford, Patric Dickinson, Wilfrid Gibson, Thomas Moult, John Metcalfe, Richard Church, Ruth Pitter, Rachel Annand Taylor, Eleanor Farjeon, L.A.G. Strong, Alan Rook, E.H. W. Meyerstein, Stanley Snaith, James Kirkup, Erik de Mauny, Arthur Caddick, John Waller, and (prose) Clive Sansom (on Walter de la Mare), and Jack Lindsay (letter).

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. POOR OLD TIRED HORSE. Monthly. 9d per issue (plus 3d p & ) [No.] 12. The Wild Hawthorn Press, 24 Fettes Row, Edinburgh, Scotland, N.D. [c.1965]. One gathering, lge.post 4to; issued without wrappers or half-title. Minute chip to top corner of front wrapper; otherwise a nice copy.

Concrete poems, typewriter poems, etc., by Paul de Vree (Belgium), Mary Ellen Solt (U.S.A.), J.F. Hendry (Scotland), Ian Hamilton Finlay (Scotland), Dom Sylvester Houédard (Guernsey), Ernst Jandl (Austria), and Lewis Carroll (1979) [sic], together with "optical designs from paintings by Jeffrey Steele (Wales)". The Lewis Carroll contributions are of the word transformation variety, "White to Black", "Grub to Moth", "Winter to Summer", etc., and were evidently doodles. A scarce magazine financed (and sometimes edited) by Ian Hamilton Finlay which ran, in all, to twenty-five numbers issued between 1961 and 1967.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE PRIVATEER. A Journal for the Students of University College and Hospital. No.1. Vol.I. May 2, 1892. TOGETHER WITH: THE PRIVATEER. A Journal for the Students of University College and Hospital. No.9. Vol.I. May 3, 1893. 2 issues, cr.4to, the first one folded sheet, neither stitched nor sewn, unopened; the later issue 12pp., wire-stitched. Slight rusting of staples; otherwise fine. Very scarce.

'Second edition' of No.1, so designated at head of first page. Edited, and largely written by E.V. Lucas. No.9 includes a brief reference to Sherlock Holmes, and also an article on the earlier days of Gower Street - including a lengthy paragraph on Dickens, who lived for a while at No.4 when he was a child (it was there that his mother kept an unsuccessful school, whilst his father was imprisoned in the Marshalsea). Not in De Waal.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5965, January 5 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Wrappers and first leaf of advertisements a little frayed and scuffed; otherwise in general a nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Ronald Knox, and John Betjeman.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5970, February 9 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, and John Updike.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5972, February 23 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Compton Mackenzie, Searle, Ardizzone, and A.P. Herbert.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5974, March 9 1955. Demy 4to; white wrappers, cut flush, printed in full colour. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5976, March 23 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Searle, and Nicolas Bentley.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5981, April 27 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Anthony Powell, and A.P.!

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXVIII. No.5983, May 11 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Ardizzone, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXIX. No.5999, August 31 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Hugo Charteris, A.P. Herbert, Stephen Spender, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXIX. No.6005, October 12 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, C. Day Lewis, and John Christopher.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXIX. No.6007, October 26 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black; yellow card subscription slip bound in. Short tear in front wrapper, otherwise nice.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, J. Maclaren- Ross, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXIX. No.6010, November 9 1955. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. A very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, William Sansom, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXIX. No.6012, November 23 1955. Demy 4to; white wrappers, cut flush, printed in full colour. A very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, A.P. Herbert, Richard Gordon, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXX. No.6019, January 11 1956. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. A very nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, Ardizzone, Lord Dunsany, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXX. No.6020, January 18 1956. Demy 4to; white wrappers, cut flush, printed in full colour. A nice copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, A.P. Herbert, William Sansom, and Searle.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. PUNCH. Vol.CCXXX. No.6022, February 1 1956. Demy 4to; cream wrappers, cut flush, printed in red and black. Back wrapper and last leaf of advertisements slightly chipped; some creasing; other minor faults; over all, a good copy.

Contributors include Anthony Powell, and J. Maclaren-Ross.

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LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE QUARTIER LATIN. Vol. II, No 8, March, 1897. 48pp. lge.12mo, ornamentally sewn as a single gathering with red silk cord; 6pp. commercial and publisher's advertisements precede text, 2pp. follow it, these, with the covers, all printed in red and black; four plates; other illustrations on text-paper; a.e. uncut. Front wrapper frayed at spine; otherwise nice.

'Compiled monthly in Paris, And printed and published By Iliffe & Son, of London'. A typical ‘nineties production, devoted to minor writers and illustrators. This is the last issue exclusively devoted to work of those living in the quartier: in future contributions are to be accepted from ‘artistic wayfarers' living anywhere - ‘except they be decadents'.

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